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    Ah I see now lol. Checking on the Skandix website...

    Ah I see now lol. Checking on the Skandix website it should fit the diesel.

    https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/electrics/sender-units-sensors/sensor-cooling-water-level/1013528/
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    Does the old one not just unclip? Assuming the...

    Does the old one not just unclip?

    Assuming the Petrol and Diesel use the same part (as I don't see a fuel type listed) Parts for Volvo do a genuine one and an oem one but the price difference is...
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    Waiting on tenterhooks for the result :)

    Waiting on tenterhooks for the result :)
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    Yeah check just to be sure. But I've re-read...

    Yeah check just to be sure.

    But I've re-read your original post and of course you said it sounded like a diesel. Was it really tappety? (if that's even a word lol)

    As for the compression test...
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    Indeed buddy, it has been a while :D :D So did...

    Indeed buddy, it has been a while :D :D

    So did you change the plug leads after the cam belt?
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    If there was no interference when you rotated the...

    If there was no interference when you rotated the engine the you're probably going to be ok as there is some clearance with the valves anyway. The elongated holes allow for the cam timing to be...
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    We all have to learn somehow bud :) Maybe...

    We all have to learn somehow bud :)

    Maybe disturbing the wiring caused a break somewhere, especially with the age of the car.
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    The horn and the wipers are on the same fuse...

    The horn and the wipers are on the same fuse circuit looking at those diagrams.

    Silly question maybe but I take it you checked the fuse? (number 15). As the yellow is the live to the horn and the...
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    According to this post:...

    According to this post: https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showpost.php?p=1650175&postcount=5
    and this post:...
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    LOL, I just like to research things before I...

    LOL, I just like to research things before I post. Sometimes I get it right, sometimes it's wrong. Either way I like to help as best I can :D

    Have a fab weekend!!
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    Ah lol, you haven't got it yet :) The googling...

    Ah lol, you haven't got it yet :)

    The googling the other colours doesn't bring up many pictures of UK cars but googling scarab green bring up a few UK based pics so seems to be a good bet. But...
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    Just seen the pic. Looks like Scarab Green (code...

    Just seen the pic. Looks like Scarab Green (code 447)

    Bit more info here (with ID plate info)
    https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/a-list-of-volvo-paint-colors-and-their-codes
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    The paint number is usually on the id plate ...

    The paint number is usually on the id plate

    Some more info here
    https://www.volvoclub.org.uk/paint_colour_codes.shtml
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    Some good investigation going on there mate. I...

    Some good investigation going on there mate.

    I wonder if the rpm and the air flow min/max are related or separate.
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    Nice one bud, glad those figures are close :)

    Nice one bud, glad those figures are close :)
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    The photo upload on here is better now, had a...

    The photo upload on here is better now, had a play with it and it should be working (was already working but not easy to figure out)

    We should be coming your way soon! I'll let you know mate :)
    ...
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    Life gets in the way bud, then all of a sudden...

    Life gets in the way bud, then all of a sudden it's 12 months later and you wonder where that time went. It's good to hear from you.

    Cheers mate :) It's kept me from going insane during these...
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    The turbo air boxes usually have the pipe go down...

    The turbo air boxes usually have the pipe go down the back of the engine to the turbo whereas the non turbo models have the air intake go to the manifold on the front of the engine. This usually...
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    Found the same issue here:...

    Found the same issue here:
    https://www.volvo-forums.com/t37010-v40-relocking-itself.htm

    Seems like it was a sticking fob "lock" button. Maybe worth taking the circuit board out of the fob and...
  20. On my 850 AWD the bolts are only supposed to be...

    On my 850 AWD the bolts are only supposed to be torqued to 50Nm. Also my angle gear has that extra bolt hole.

    Checking the Volvo info the P2 AWDs are supposed to be 75Nm like you say.

    That...
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    Welcome to the forum! Thats a long time to...

    Welcome to the forum!

    Thats a long time to have a car (especially these days). Can't beat the old 900 series, they're bulletproof.
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    Exactly what my mates XC60 was doing! I don't...

    Exactly what my mates XC60 was doing! I don't know exactly what the indy did with the ecu, something to do with VIDA and resetting something.
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    You got any further with it?

    You got any further with it?
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    Fingers crossed for it mate. That's the...

    Fingers crossed for it mate.

    That's the problem with these bloody DPFs. My mates XC60 D5 had an issue where DPF needed regenerating even though the garage had checked it and it was fine and only...
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    Looking good, I love the colour, shines lovely! ...

    Looking good, I love the colour, shines lovely!

    Keep it coming!!
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